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 Karissa Carpenter
Karissa Carpenter

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Lawrence North

Height:
5-5

Event:
All-Around

Club:
DeVeau's School of Gymnastics


Pre-College: Joins the Wildcats from Deveau's gym under Tom Strange, Amy Replogle and Don Gibson ... Had a very successful club career as a level 10 gymnast, posting many first-place finishes ... Carpenter finished first in the Indiana State Championships on bars in 2009, while also scoring first-place finishes in the 2006 state championships in vault, floor and all-around ... Was a 2005 national champion on vault in 2005 ... Second place on bars in the 2009 regional and scored a top-three finish in the 2008 regional on vault ... National qualifier in 2005 and 2008 ... Academic top 10 all four years of high school, winning the Superintendent's Award for four years ... Helped with Trinity Community Service.

Personal: Full name is Karissa Nicole Carpenter ... Born on June 16, 1991 ... Parents are Joe and Kim Carpenter ... Has one older brother, Josh, 22 ... Graduate of Lawrence North High School ... Native of Indianapolis ... Intends on majoring in kinesiology/pre-med.

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